Description:
1.0 FTE Occupational Therapist to start for the 2021-2022 School Year

Job Summary:

Provide screening, assessment, program development, and therapy to special education students birth-21.  Consult with parents, teachers, and aides as to interventions, accommodations, and programming for students in need of occupational therapy.

Responsibilities:

*  Develop and implement positive behavior and social skills curriculum.
*  Develop and implement academic curriculum.
*  Conduct assessments as part of the special education evaluation process: academic, observations and Functional Behavioral Assessments.
*  Provide case management for students.
*  Maintain student records of services provided.
*  Participate in IEP and in-take meetings.
*  Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
*  Must be licensed Occupational Therapist (OT)
*  Current Certification in Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI).
*  Experience in developing and implementing a variety of behavior strategies and interventions for effective programming, including Functional Behavioral Assessments.
*  Experience implementing strategies for improving social skills.
*  Ability to lift up to 50 pounds weight (and/or up to adult-size body weight with two-to-three person lift).
*  Experience with standardized assessment tools.
*  Knowledge of Special Education Due Process procedures.
*  Skills  in developing Individual Education Plans (IEP’s) and Behavioral Intervention Plans (BIP’s)
*  Ability to communicate with parent/guardian and team members.

Application Deadlines:
Internal Applicants:    March 29th, 2021
External Applicants:  Open until filled

Application Procedure:
Applicants please apply online.